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on and play of the game for san francisco. the giants got an insurance run in the eighth and their bull pen closed out the tigers. >> pop up, there's bell. giants up, 2-0. >> that was it, the final score 2-0. game three will be saturday night in detroit with ryan vogelsong pitching for the giants against sanchez for the giants. >>> vikings, tampa quarterback freeman hits williams who just gets his feet inbounds for the score. >>> all right, free tacos for everyone when angel stole second base, he won free tacos for america. that's right, taco bell will be giving away the free tacos next tuesday afternoon. thanks, angels, we appreciate it. >>> just ahead, a very funny michelle obama. >>> plus, it took her almost 100 years to vote. it is a story you may be telling your friends about. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. here is a look at the cone of uncertainty from the national hurricane center. this means a storm could be anywhere to the east side of it, still heading in for a landfall in southern new england or as far south as hatteras to virginia beach. obviously, the center l
game. >> the long awaited test faces the jient's. the giants from san francisco are not ready to call it a season just yet. game five, the nlcs, cards need one win. do they get it tonight? adam wayneright and cardle thats are itching for back-to-back trips to the world series. lance lynn facing brandon crawford. the giants with one in the frame and crawford is adding some more, shoots one up the middle. hunter and greg come in to score. giants go up 3-0 and that's more than enough for barry zito. giants blank the cards 5-0 in game five. game six, sunday night in san francisco. to waldorf, maryland for friday night football. friendship college visiting nort point. it's the second quarter. north point already up 13-0. yep, third td in the first half. 70 yards to the house finish. eagles lead 20-0 at the half. knights get it going in the second half. third quarter, brian white on a short pass to jonathan hayden. makes it 26. knights cut it to eight. well, the eagles take to the air to put it away. fourth quarter on fourth and seven. rumbles 35 yards and seals the deal. north point wins i
makes the difference in the steelers/titans game, plus san francisco slams into the nlcs. your sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> your weekend forecast is going to be full of strong thunderstorms. those details are coming up. you're watching "early today." [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, ised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. have a presidentnt, his budget who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> good morning. in sports we're going to begin in oakland where tigers reining cy young winner and mvp justin verlander struck out 11 with a 6-0 win. now to cincinnati where san francisco's buster posey hit a grand slam in a sixth run fifth inning. this helped sail a three game win. in new york, the orioles j.j. hardy hit an rbi double in the 13th. balti
. bill, that's our christmas gift to each other. >>> coming up, san francisco stays alive, a bountygate update and the space jump will have to wait. >>> plus, the athletics steal game three from the tigers. your sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> i thought my gift to lynn was a nice, beautiful dry day today. that wouldn't last too long. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. in sports, san francisco and oakland win to force a game four in both series. it was an exciting one. we'll begin in cincinnati though. with two outs and two on in the top of the tenth, the giants joaquin arias hit the grounder to third. he bobls the ball giving arias enough time to score for a 2-1 giants victory. >>> to oakland where the athletics get a hit and rbi single in the first inning and seth smith belted a home run to right center giving oakland a 2-1 victory over the tigers. >>> aside from the two big hits the a's relied on their pitching and defense. >>> oakland outfield jericho could he crisp makes a leaping grab to rob a would be home run by prince field jeer
his seafood joint on what he saw in san francisco. the 20-seat bar is flanked by patio seating, live scallops, meaty chowder, lush tuna tartar, and drinks dreamed up here. the cocktails don't have names. we let the ingredients do the talking. the philosophy extends to the crab cake with a suggestion of mayonnaise and a dash of hot sauce. the key to the dish? don't overthink it, says krokston. the regular selection of oysters includes rappahannics, and old salts. he expects offering guest oysters from elsewhere in the country down the road. my plate of oysters is fresh. i look up and notice the chef is cleaning his knife between maneuvers. this is tom sietsema, food critics with the washington post. >> i want to go there. i'm suddenly craving crab cakes. >> but not the oysters with grit in them? it all looked delicious to me. and a beautiful setting. >>> coming up next, what michael vick bought that has him trending online today. >>> plus, the punishment for a mother guilty of [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the o
memorial in san francisco. stevens was the u.s. ambassador to libya. he grew up and went to college in california. >>> funeral services are set today for a former pennsylvania senator arlen specter. specter died sunday at the age of 82 after a lengthy battle with non-hodgkins lymphoma. the moderate republican who switched to a democrat in 2009 was 82 years old. vice president joe biden is set to attend the memorial and burial outside philadelphia. president obama has ordered flags at the white house be flown at half staff. >>> and a one-time presidential candidate is now in hospice care. family members of senate candidate george mcgovern says he's in declining health. he served in the senate for 18 years and unsuccessfully lost his bid for the white house against richard nixon in 1972. >>> how frustrating it can be to deal with student loans. cnbc's bertha coombs explains. >>> we all remember dealing with the office, those who had the things you had to pay. after graduation, it's getting a lot tougher for graduates with loans. the consumer financial watchdog has received thousands o
. >>> the west coast is rocking this morning. that has nothing to do with the storm. the san francisco giants are champions again. they completed a sweep of the detroit lions. they were down by two runs in the sixth inning but came back to force a tenth inning. they finished the season with seven straight wins to earn the title. >> and thousands of giants fans poured into the streets of san francisco to celebrate. this was that celebration overnight in the city's mission district where actually somebody lit a bonfire in the middle of the street. generally, not a good idea. police say other than that there were no major problems or arrests because of this pretty significant win for the giants. 4:26 is our time. >>> a reminder, we're scrolling a list of closings for tonight and tomorrow on the bottom of your screen. we'll run down the major closings just ahead. >>> and a decision to shut down one of the region's most important life lines.
stevens, will be remembered today at a public memorial in san francisco. stevens was the u.s. ambassador to libya. he grew up and went to college in california. senator dianne feinstein and libya's ambassador to the u.s. are expected to attend today's service at san francisco's city hall. >>> two virginia hikers found safe in montana after being stranded for days in the snow will return home today. neal peckens of herndon and jason hiser of richmond went hiking in glacier national park last week. family reported them missing when they did not catch a flight home on friday. neal's mother says the pair hiked into the back country and fell into a ravine. they were stranded in cold temperatures and more than a foot of snow. park rangers found the men safe around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. >> i never felt that this was going to end catastrophically. i never felt that somet happened to him. >> peckens and hiser were taken to the hospital and given a clean bill of health. it's not clear what time he'll be arriving home today. >>> today is the deadline for metro to have completed installing cell
and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. >>> well, in sports we're going to begin in san francisco with a little thursday night football. in a largely defensive battle, frank gore rushed for 131 yards and alex smith threw a 12 yard touchdown pass to welker for a 13-6 victory over the satisfy atle seahawks. in sole possession of the nfc west. >>> in college football oregon's kenyon ran for a touchdown. they romped over arizona state 43-21. baseball, cardinals adam wayne write threw seven innings of four hit ball and st. louis roughed up tim lincecum for an 8-3 victory that puts them a win away. >>> in detroit two home runs were hit. it was a four run hit inning. it was a four game sweep of the new york yankees. announcer earn any johnson has that call. take a listen. >>> this is going to do it. prince fielder wants it. the tigers are going to the world series for the 11th time in franchise history. >> get the brooms out. >>> all right. finally, she's known as the flying squirrel. gabby douglas, the first african-american to bring home the gold medal in gymnastics all aroun
in a commercial at 5 months old. you can see her on snl tonight after news 4 here at 11:00. >>> a groom in san francisco has quite a story to tell about his bachelor party. he and his friends had so much fun, they had to be rescued by the coles guard. the group was on a party boat last night when the 40-foot ship hit a rock near alcatraz, started taking on water, the captain had to call the coast guard to take passengers ashore. fortunately, no one was hurt. >>> still ahead, a 99-year-old washington baseball fan gives his take on the nats' disappointing end to their season. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> it was a heartbreaking finish for all nats
, it's a hit for a hit in san francisco. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> it's a dry forecast across the country, but it's going to be very windy in a few spots. i'll tell you where coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> in sports, first to san diego for some monday night football. denver seemed finished heading into the second half with the chargers up 24-0. peyton manning threw three touchdown passes and tony carter and chris harris scored off turnovers by philip rivers. the broncos came back to win it with 35 unanswered points. >>> baltimore ravens pro bowl linebacker ray lewis will miss the rest of the season because of a torp triceps in his right arm. >>> the cardinals beat them 7-1 noting the game. marco scutaro took a big hit on a late slide into second by matt holliday but answered with a hit of his own. scutaro slugged a two run single in a four run fourth inning for the giants. >>> tonight the yankees down will face detroit ace justin verlander. >>> coaching great bobby knight is selling all three of his national championship rings from his ti
-studded fundraising concert, heads to san francisco today with romney's poll numbers improving. >> they're looking very good. >> reporter: after the debate, romney is within two points of the president. and tomorrow, both candidates head to ohio, battleground ohio, where early voting is already under way. tomorrow is the last day to register to vote there. veronica? >> thank you. mitt romney will deliver that major policy speech before noon eastern, but the obama campaign is issuing a preemptive strike with this new tv ad criticizing the republican candidate's past foreign policy faux pas. take a look. >> reckless. amateurish. that's what news media and fellow republicans called mitt romney's gaffe-filled july tour of england, israel, and poland, when our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya, "the new york times" said romney's response showed an extraordinary lack of presidential character. >> the obama campaign sed this will be romney's seventh speech on foreign policy. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez gets to keep his job for another seven years, but his re-election came in the slimmest mar
this up and heading to the national league championship series. they'll be taking on the san francisco giants. another area team didn't fair so well tonight, right? >> yes, tough night, danl, for the os: you can unbuckle your seat belts. s the wild ride has come to an end. take you to yankees stadium. new york up 1-0 when nate gets ahold of one. a game-tieing home run, you think? no, it's foul. you can see the ball just go to the right. it's reviewed. and upheld. one pitch later, he would strike out. now to the 8th. the bases loaded for j.j. hardy. charges and gets him at first. missed opportunity for the birds. top nine? well ux matt wieders and the os. and the yankees advance, may they rest in peace, the season for the baltimore oh, rioles, the final. and here's a proud buck after the game. >> and we talked way back in spring training, our first meeting: they bought into each other. they were good taeeammates. we're going to see them again. >> and we'll get them next year, danl. so jim and doreen, they're counting on the nats. we're going to send it back to you. >> the os are out but
in on $1 billion in donations. the president is in san francisco, preparing to go on stage just after mid night our time for a rally and fundraiser. earlier today, the president dedicated the casar chavez national monument. >> in the race for the u.s. senate, a debate tonight talking about the economy, a gridlock in congress and even big bird. >> reporter: with the richmond pbs station hosting the debate -- >> i pledge tonight not to fire big bird and not to defund public broadcasting. >> that was the only light moment in the hour-long debate. his main line of attack is when tim cain accepted. >> how does a governor decide to take on a second job that sends him all over the country giving him part san speeches while over a hundred thousand jobs are lost in virginia. it will still keep virginia the best state for business in america. >> i'm proud of the fact that when i was governor at a very challenging time. we did a lot to bring new businesses to virginia and to have a profile that was significantly greater than other states. >> you can best compromise across the aisle. >> we have to ha
alpine to second place. >>> atherton in silicon valley, saga upon anything and san francisco suburb hillsboro rounded out the top five. >>> the yanks reach the brink and some superstar socks sell for big bucks. plus, u.s. soccer heads for the final round of the world cup qualifying. your sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> lynn, you know i'm not comfortable talking about my incompetent credible wealth on tv. your forecast is coming up. a little active in the middle of the nation. you're watching "early today." >>> in sports, first we head to detroit for the a.l. championship series. the tigers delmon young hit a solo homer. miguel cabrera had a double. they pitched shutout ball through the eight wink. the 2-4 win maids it sudden death. >>> eagles head coach andy reid fired the defensive coordinator marking the first time reed has dismissed a coach. >>> in hockey, the nhl's latest proposal to the players proposal is highlighted by a 50-50 split in hockey related revenue and a full 82 game season starting november 2nd. let's go to soccer now. clint dempsey had two goals for a 3-1
and friends gathered in san francisco for a public memorial. ambassador steefvens and three other americans died in an attack in benghazi. >>> a second person in virginia died from the meningitis outbreak. that raises the death toll to 16. more than 230 others are sick. the news comes as federal investigators raided the massachusetts pharmacy linked to the infections. health officials believe steroid injections used for back pain were contaminated with the disease. >>> montgomery county police on the hunt for a suspect who shot two men outside a popular chinese restaurant. police were called out to the golden china restaurant on old columbia road in silver spring last night. the two victims drove a mile down the road before medics caught up with them and took them to the hospital. folks saw the chaotic scene outside the restaurant. >> i didn't want to come in the store. i couldn't tell what happened actually, but i was thinking someone must have gotten shot. that was kind of scary. >> the victims had nonlife-threatening injuries and are expected to be okay. >>> a lawsuit challenging a rulin
, and a game seven tonight in the national league championship series. in san francisco, the giants' ryan vogelsong struck out nine, a career best. and marco scutaro hit a two-run double as the giants beat the cards 6-1. tonight's winner will face detroit in the world series starting wednesday. >>> now to the nfl sunday night game. pittsburgh broke a tie with cincinnati in the fourth quarter on an 11-yard burst. the steelers beat the bengals 24-17. eli manning pulled out another dramatic fourth quarter comeback with a 77-yard bomb in the closing minutes to victor cruz. the giants get an exciting 27-23 win over washington, and here he goes. cruz celebrating with his famed salsa dance. look at him go. other action in the nfl. drew brees and the saints beat tampa bay. green bay's aaron rodgers tossed three scoring passes as the packers got their fourth straight victory 30-20 over st. louis. college football now, alabama still number one in the bcs rankings, with florida in second place. kansas state moved up to number three with a win over west virginia. oregon is fourth. notre dame rounds o
friends and dignitaries got together in san francisco today. the public memorial was held tonight in front of city hall. family members and former coworkers spoke about stevens influence and accomplishmentsment stevens was killed in an attack in benghazi back on september 11th. he was 52 years old. >> a family feud led to murder in fairfax. ruth hamilton went to her mother's home to talk about a family member. police say allen's brother, charles hamilton, shot her right in front of their 91-year-old mother. dr. allen was an assistant professor at an american university and an adjunct professor at yale university. >> accusations of bullying, intimidation and intolerance from a gallaudet university employee suspended for signing a petition regarding same-sex marriage chl. kb gallaudet's chief operating officer gave her statement. she signed the petition to bring the vote in november. through an interpreter, mckcaskl says her life has become a nightmare. >> no one has the right to decide what my signature meant. >> allen horwitz, the gallaudet president, expects to return to her job. >> comin
on the plane ready to come here watching the game. >> really? >> and then they stayed in san francisco. >> they were actually on the plane? >> they were on the plane watching the end of that game. >> they had to be ready to go. >> that's one of the most painful images in my head to think that's what happened. >> i want to have that kind of treatment, if i need to go somewhere, can you just hold the plane for just -- i just need an hour. >> it was an idle plane just waiting to see where they were going. sorry, i didn't mean to bring it up. >> derek getting the ball out of his glove as he's falling with the fractured ankle. >> he's a warrior. >> i'm no yankees fan but i like derek
pumped up. bottom of the first. jay bruce is at the plate. the reds take a 1-0 lead over the san francisco giants. top of the seventh. >> the game is tied so we're going to extra innings. two men on base, reds fans working for a third out. squoth roland is a golden glove winner. >> it's up to the bronx for the birds. the birds took down the camden yards. tomorrow night, a pitcher who was regarded by the red sox. we all trust each other here. we're all grown men. we've had our lumps and bumps along the way. it's one of those team atmospheres where we've all got each other's backs. i've never been in a clubhouse like that before. it's a little bit more special and fun. >> finally, when you're the worst kicker in the nfl, your shelf life is not very long. the red skins have sign ed kyde to replace him. when is the last time the let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small b
. it was a very one-sided game as san francisco pounded out hit after hit against st. louis and run after run as they shut out the cards 9-0. the end of the game was played in pouring rain. >> that should end it. and who else? scutaro. and the giants have won the pen nent. >> didn't take away from the celebrating. game one of the 101 series starts tomorrow night. barry zito for the tigers and justin verlander for the tigers. >>> lions, tigers and bears. brandon marshall with a 7-yard touchdown pass. in the second quarter, cutler got sacked in what looked more like a wwe body slam. that looks like it hurt. he returned and the bears held on to beat the lions, 13-7. >>> looks like lance armstrong has officially been stripped of his seven tour de france titles. the texas company that paid him $12 million for winning those titles is threatening a lawsuit to get back that money. >>> look at this basket brawl. this is the scene before tipoff at a european baseball game. fans charged onto the court. they were throwing chairs, flares and other things at rival flares. police in riot gear had to rush in
. an admitted missed call at second base notched them a 3-0 victory yesterday. in san francisco, the cardinals hit two homers in a 6-4 victory over the giants, taking game one of the n.l. championship series. "saturday night live" had some fun with paul ryan's exaggerated marathon time. they got a little help from the world's fastest man, usain bolt. check this out. >> please tell him who won the 100 meters. >> i did. >> you did? >> and where did i finish. >> you didn't finish. you weren't even there. >> thank you, usain. >> no problem. >>> coming up next, liam takes down ben. and brad pitt analyzes women. your entertainment headlines straight ahead. plus, queen for a day. a mississippi college student makes history at ole miss. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back on this monday. what you need to know heading out the door is grab the umbrella. areas of maryland, delaware, virginia, through north carolina. we also have some showers and storms heading for atlanta early today. you'll clear out for a nice afternoon. the mid-atlantic is where those showers will linger during the day tod
it was going to be san francisco. what would you guess? >> my zip code. >> what's that? >> to be named later. >> no matter the zip code, it's looking like fall. some of the individual trees are at peak color like some of these sent in my viewers at weather@nbc.com. look at this gorgeous maple in leesburg. fiona sent this in. look at this group of maples in chantilly, virginia. absolutely gorgeous autumn color. that one maple in the back is just starting. it's amazing how different strees get it from the top to bottom and bottom to top and outside inside. what an amazing collection of color. thanks for sending that to weather@nbc.com. send us your pictures, we'll put them online. look at the sky from washington. it's a live view from the city camera. high clouds streaming over the metro area. 57 at reagan national. dew point 46. it's fairly dry and thankfully a calm wind. otherwise, this morning, when it was down near freezing, the wind like we had the last couple mornings made it a colder feeling. right now, prince george's county, upper 50s. mid-50s in montgomery. much of northern virginia
in just the last two weeks. tulsa has the cheapest gas, $3.26 a gallon. san francisco, the most expensive, $4.51 a gallon. ouch. barbara, back to you. this is a great day to get in the car and drive somewhere. >> aren't you glad you're not in your favorite city with the price of gas -- >> you got that one right. >> thanks a lot, hampton, good to see you. >>> yoga has been shown to help alleviate many health challenges. making it an increasingly popular exercise choice. here with more on the benefits of yoga is kim weeks. you brought your student, cisely jones. how old are you? >> i'm very proud to be 74. >> what have been the benefits for you? >> about six years i've been doing yoga. it's made me feel so much more comfortable in myself and find the possibilities of what my body can do even at this age. >> we're about to see an example of that shortly. kim what are the benefits for people of all ages? >> the benefits for people of all ages is basically wide ranging. the circulatory system, the nervous system, the bones. as we talked before on the show, osteoporosis sort of combatting that.
wainwright. first pitch, 8:37. the winner moves on to meet san francisco in the championship series. >> baltimore's hopes of a world series are alive. the orioles overcame a heart breaking loss on wednesday to earn their own extra innings. j.j. harding knocked in a winning run in the 13th. the pitching staff held on to the lead for the 2-1 victory. game five for the 0s and yankees tonight. first pitch at yankee's stadium is 5:07. winner moves on to meet detroit in the series. we have good weather to play tonight. >> yes, we do. will it hold up for the games? >> storm team 4 meteorologist, veronica johnson. i heard you earlier on the morning show, you were singing out there. i didn't know your voice was so good. >> what was i singing? >> sunshine, sunshine. >> we certainly have that today. it was chilly this morning. i was out there, i'm not sure. maybe i was shivering, maybe that was the sound you heard. a lot of folks not liking this mornings chill. if you didn't like it, you are not going to like tomorrow morning. at least for now, we have temperatures rising fairly quickly with t
kicks off the 2012 world series to the san francisco giants and detroit tigers. the giants off the comeback from the cardinals after trailing 3-1. on the other side, the tigers are well rested after sweeping the yankees. san francisco won six world series. >>> one of the stars from the "jersey shore" is a new mom. snooki was on the "today" show today along with her fiance. it was her first interview since she gave birth to their son lorenzo. he's transformed her from party animal to loving mother. >> you know me, i always want to have a good time, where is the next party, what am i going to do tonight? now, it's like i love my baby, what can we do with him. >> has she changed a lot? >> yeah. she loves him. it's time consuming. it's 24 hours. it's a lot of fun now. >> being a mom hasn't changed her looks, however. >> snooki was putting on make up, even in the delivery room. >>> the barney's department store is under fire ar an ad that makes mini skinny. minimouse fantasizes she's in a fashion show. instead of showing her the way she is, the way we know her, with her curvy body,
of the biggest game seven blowouts in postseason history. the san francisco giants didn't just beat the cardinals. they owned them. a 9-0 skunk job that puts the giants in the world series against detroit and leaves the cardinals wondering how they got their wings so authorize lowly climd after leading the nlcs three games to one. facing the opposing pitcher, lohse. no doubt that play saved a couple runs. no bottom three. the giants up 2-0. hunter pence. it was a bases clearing double for pence. san fran takes the 5-0 lead but this hit was touched by an angel. baffling the cardinals and the game for san fran. look at this in super slow mo. the bat shatters and comes back together. hits the ball not once, not twice, but three times. you can see how he misplayed it. the top nine, it's pouring. the cardinals down to the final out and matt holliday flies out to marco scutaro to end the game. scutaro, the mvp of the series. they're going crazy. the giants win 9-0 and will play the tigers in the world series. san francisco going for their second title in the last three years. >> we're a little numb rig
. it was stuck in traffic in san francisco. the driver decided to take a shortcut through a construction zone. that $80,000 car ended up getting stuck in wet cement. the driver stayed in the car because it was $80,000. he was in there while the crew tried to wiggle the car out of concrete. >> he also didn't get out of his car because he knew the cameras were rolling and he didn't want to be embarrassed. and the other drivers are cheering. that's what you get, right? it is now 6:11. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein has the details. >>> rummage in your closet and try to find your winter coat. we're off to a cold start. much of the region. upper 30s under a cloudy sky. by 8:00 a.m., mid-40s. by the noon hour, ought to be hitting low 60s. hour by hour, the whole region, how's it looking for today. by midafternoon, mid and upper 60s. a nice warmup after this cold start, a few clouds coming and going and a lighter wind. a look at the the seven-day outlook into the weekend in ten minutes. now danella has a look at traffic. good morning. >> good m
approve this message. >>> welcome back at 5:14. a scary scene in san francisco. a boat capsized sending 11 crew members overboard. no one was hurt. this was during practice in the america's cup. the crew said the boat was making a turn when the nose suddenly dove into the water, flipping the boat end over end. the boat cost between $8 million and $10 million. no estimate yet on the cost of the damage to the yacht. >>> a new york taxi driver in trouble after getting caught throwing a passenger out of his cab. the cabbie claimed the passenger was drunk and got sick in the backseat of his car. in court, the judge suspended the driver's license. new york laws don't allow a driver to touch a passenger, but they can refuse service. >>> the captain accused of causing the biggest shipwreck in history will go to trial. franc francesco scuttino is accused of running his ship aground and then abandoning it. yesterday a panel said a sonar echo sounder that tracks water depth was not functioning. >>> thieves walked away with several high priced paintings from a museum in the netherlands. thieves stole
to swallow. >> as for the cardinals, they head out west to take on the san francisco giants in the national league championship series. game one is tomorrow night. >> nats fans are likely trying to still figure out what happened last night. we talked to some nationals and cardinals fans right after that wild finish and they were just as shell shocked as the players. >> let down, disappointed. they had it early in the game. just pretty much let it go, this happens. this is it. >> reporter: always next year? >> yeah. just getting this far this year was a big thing, big thing for the city. a lot of history here. >> it's astounding. i am still in shock. i can't even describe it in words. i feel for the d.c. fans. if the nats had won i would celebrate with them. moving on looking ahead nationals fans opening day for next season is not too far away. the nats open their 2013 schedule 170 days from now against the miami marlins. just 170 days. >> going into the off-season, yeah, obviously we lost. but this is really great motivation looking forward. >> yes. hopefully the 170 days will give people a
for san francisco tomorrow before flying to ohio on tuesday. mitt romney, meanwhile, will deliver a major foreign policy speech tomorrow at the virginia military institute. he's been critical of obama policies on israel, iran, and libya. virginia, meanwhile, continues to play a huge role in the presidential campaign. after governor romney's speech tomorrow first lady michelle obama will be in loudoun county coming up on tuesday. and virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate tomorrow. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square off in richmond. a recent nbc "wall street journal" marist poll shows kaine pulling ahead of allen 49% to 44%. "meet the press's" david gregory motd moderated their first debate last month. news 4's aaron gilchrist and julie carey were panelists. >>> new details tonight in a story we brought you last week. that dog that disappeared after a violent early morning attack in northeast has now been found. back on friday a woman was walking murray when she says a jogger started yelling at her, claiming murray bit him. she says the man
apart the 49ers in san francisco. man, i tell you, the green bay packers just -- they are not going to be able to stop the run and all that. the houston texans at home, 5-0. just shut them down from the beginning. jordy nelson, he's no greg jennings. he can't make the big plays. what is wrong with aaron rodgers and all of that. right out the window. >> al: second and six. houston just running out the clock right now and looking ahead to their next game against baltimore here next sunday afternoon. justin forsett takes it to the 34. a couple of league not before we head to the postgame. jacoby jones, a big kickoff return coming at most opportune time in that game. 108 yards against the cowboys. larry fitzgerald second player to reached 10,000 receiving yards before the age of 30, though, they lost that game, did arizona, after a chance to win it at the end. russell wilson betingating the patriots and tom brady today. a big comeback for seattle in a stunner. third and three. this will be the final play of the contest. that is forsett. only the atlanta falcons are undefeated. cleveland
fund-raising trip last night in san francisco. >>> another death linked to that meningitis outbreak. the centers for disease control says at least 105 people have been sickened by that rare fungal infection. nine people are dead, two of those deaths were in maryland and virginia. health officials linked the outbreak to steroid shots used for back pain. the shots were made by a speclty pharmacy in massachusetts. the cdc telling doctors, stop using any drugs made by that pharmacy. this form of meningitis is not contagious. >>> check your freezer. giant is voluntarily recalling a popular gelato because of a possible salmonella contamination related to peanut butter. talenti cook lat peanut butter cup gelato. take your receipt to giant for a full refund. at least 35 salmonella cases in 19 states including maryland and virginia are linked to a peanut company in new mexico. sunland shut down its plant after fda confirmed salmonella found there. the company provides products to trader joe's, giant, whole foods and target. >>> two games down, both the nationals and orioles are all tied up i
to the national league championship series with the san francisco giants. more reaction and news from a giddy locker room coming up in sports. erika gonzalez also witnessed the madness tonight. erika? >> reporter: dan, oh, what a heart at that tack! the nats live, they live to fight another day. >> 3-2 and a adrive hit deep to left field, looking up, way back, it's gone! >> reporter: it's like someone took a defibrillator to the heart of this team and shocked it back to life. will this couple used up some vacation time to see the 2-1 victory over the cardinals. >> we had to help the nats win today, and we pulled it off. >> reporter: and someone even played a little hooky and why were you not in mrs. westner's place today. >> because i was at the nationals game will. >> reporter: dad? >> let's go nats! let's go nats! will 79 years, he's making history. >> reporter: for karen, tonight was twice the victory. >> i'm a cancer survivor so i haven't been able to come to any it games this season. so i've been a blubbering mess this game. >> reporter: here a werth, there a werth, everywhere a werth. >
of nights. and some folks in the san francisco bay area got a spectacular preview last night with a large meteor streaking across the sky. the shower happens every october, right now, just like clock work as the earth passes through the trail of the old haley's comet. >>> during the adult lives of most of our viewers there has always been times and news week at the checkout. now there is only time. "newsweek" is going away in 2013. at least the print version is o. news it was always the upstart, going against the conventional wisdom of time. "newsweek" took more chances, more edgy, risky, a great time for artists and writers when "the washington post" owned it. now it has gone the way of so much of print and will live only on the b,we taken over by the beast, website >>> up next here tonight, the >>> up next here tonight, the story of the puppies who came to the rescue. . me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the
of san francisco to celebrate the win. this was the scene overnight in the city's mission district, where somebody lit a bonfire in the middle of the street. police say other than that, there were not any other major problems or arrests. >> you got to find better ways to celebrate. just starting fires is never a good way. >> but two world series in three years. you've got to spread the wealth around. >> stay with us. "news 4 today" continues right now at 5:00 a.m. >>> part hurricane, part nor'easter, and all trouble. sandy rolls her way through the region. the brand new forecast track and how people are preparing straight ahead. >> this is a live look at ocean city, maryland. the wind and the rain already battering the beaches. the big fear there today, the storm surge and the eye of the storm is still a fair distance away. good morning, everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this monday, october 29th, 2012. hurricane sandy is bringing the nap nation's capital to a stand still. >> the federal government is closed. most major local governments clo
, but the giants weren't done yet. san francisco puts up a four run fourth inning including this two-run single by brandon crawford. and that was more than enough for starter barry zito. the wylie vet tosses 7 2/3 innings of shut out ball. giants win, 5-0 to force game six on sunday night. how about some college football? fresh off last saturday's win against uva. the 4-2 maryland terapins host nc state this afternoon. kick off at 3:30 p.m. and home coming affair in college park. with a win the terps would improve to 3-0 in the acc for the first time since 1985. elsewhere big road game for virginia tech as the hokies travel to clemson. virginia takes on wake forest in charlottesville. home coming at howard. bison face morgan state. navy hosts indiana and west virginia welcomes kansas state to morgan town. that's your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. have a great saturday. >> thanks, carol. >>> as carol did just mention, this is home coming weekend at howard and the football game is just part of the festivities. howard's show time marching band will be performing before the game in the school's
angeles and san francisco. but many hope that new metro stations on the silver line and in tysons corner as well as intercounty connector in maryland, express lanes on the beltway and virginia and even street cars in d.c., all of that will help ease the congestion. >> we think we'll see real progress in the next year or so on these projects. >> the worst times to travel are the thursday morning and tuesday evening rours. the best times friday morning and monday evenings. >>> more controversy surrounding the pro israel ads at metro stations as a muslim civil rights group is set to unveil a counterad. these new ads show a quote from the koran that says, show forgiveness, speak for justice, and avoid the ignorant. the council on american islamic relations says these new ads send a positive message. the controversial pro israel ads compare muslim extremists to savages and are sponsored by the american freedom defense initiative. >>> a heads up now for metro riders. expect some delays this weekend for track work. the red line is going to have two portions single tracking. they are going to be
of the things. >> the place where facebook does its building is the former sun microsystems complex near san francisco bay. from high above you can see the word hack imprinted on the walk way and in the hacker company building you can see zuckerberg's glass office. the design of the facility is purposely unfinished and employee centric. there are mini-kitchens with 24/7 snacks and restrooms full of toiletries and you may run into the boss. >> if you are walking through the campus here do you think the employees are comfortable to walk up to you and say excuse me, mark -- what do they call you? >> mark. no one calls me mr. zuckerberg. a lot of them are. we create an open culture. >> he is now a husband. he married his girlfriend of almost nine years. priscilla chan. >> i said i was having a surprise party for graduating from medical school. it was a small wedding with 80 people but it was nice. >> his life at facebook these days is complicated filled with meetings and travel. this week he visited russia to meet the prime minister. he appeared on a late-night russian tv show wearing that same
and leisure. the only cities above it, san francisco and seattle. >> arlington comes in at 27. baltimore 29th on the list. virginia beach and chesapeake, virginia make the top 50. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. we've got patchy fog west of town. we may see a little sun early but look for clouds to rule today. by noon mostly cloudy, 67. with luck we'll crack into the low 70s. some staying in the upper 60s there. will be a few showers around for the afternoon commute, especially west of town. i'll be back in just a few minutes with the rest of the week's forecast. >>> traveling northbound on 395, you're slow coming past edsall road. takes you past duke street. the accident moved on to the right shoulder just before seminary road. also looks like some debris on the left side. notice how folks are jogging out of the left lane on to the shoulder in the same location. after that free and clear to the 14th street bridge. jessica, back to you. >>> ladies, do you think you have what it takes to start a company? well, the two women sitting with me right now did just that after m
on saturday out in san francisco. i hope you got that. a little convoluted. meanwhile the wizards start training camp at george mason university and they have high hopes for this season. john wall was in attendance but he was just watching. out until thanksgiving. emeka okafor wearing number 50. dishing out some advice to kevin seraphin. and randy whitman has his hooks into the guys from the start of the season. the third overall pick. bradley beale. that shooting guard out of florida with the sweet stroke. he is quickly realizing the benefits of his interactions. >> i know i can't could that all the time. and the coach came to me. don't be afraid to ask questions. i asked several questions. i went to kofi. just a learning process. things i have to learn. and i'm always willing to learn. i'm always willing to listen and get better. >> we have to worry about bradley being bradley and a rookie and coming into the situation. seeing how much he can handle. how much he can't handle before you ever get into deciding to thrust somebody further along than they need to be. >> and finally, monday
to play here. we have san francisco, we could go to atlanta. st. louis. i think the consensus is nobody really cares. they're all pretty good ball clubs obviously. we're going to have to face them at one time or another. >> the point we're at now, if we want to do what we want to do, we have to beat really good teams no matter what. this is where the good teams are. there's really not a weak team. anyone we play, we're going to have to play our best baseball to win. that's what we look forward to doing. >> well, we look forward to seeing it. again, they'll start play on the road. jim so happy. on sunday in either atlanta or st. louis. just waiting to see what happens tomorrow afternoon in the wild card game. the nats' first home game will be on monday, and if necessary, thursday and friday. times have not yet been announced for any of the nats division series games. >>> opportunity knocked last night for the os with a win over tampa. the birds would have won the a.l. east, but the rays were ready to play spoilers. tampa, 1-0. evan longoria, already with a homer on the night, a solo shot
. if they don't, and if it is the number two seed, they will start their postseason in san francisco against the giants. two more to go. start tonight with the phillies here at nats park. back to you. >> thank you. >> and you can just, you can hear fans saying thank you, pittsburgh. the nats' number one finish has fans buzzing. that's another accomplishment since this is unusually considered, is usually, rather, considered a football town. >> as far as megan mcgrath spend the morning with some nats fans who say they've been waiting a long time for this. >> we're here at the tasty diner in bethesda. a local landmark that opened in the 1930s. in the 1930s. that's the last time a washington baseball team took the title. so needless to say, this is all very big news. look at that headline. nats clinch! we've been talking to fans here. nats fans and they are very excited. at the tasty diner this morning, the omelettes came with a side of nat-itude. the braves lost, too, so it doesn't matter. the nats are the nl east division champions. >> i'm hoping they can all the way. we haven't had a champion
muffin or ham and cheese croissant. they bought a popular san francisco bakery chain. they hope to bring these items nationwide in the next few months if they test well. >> i want a chocolate croissant. what could be better than that? >> 6:41 is our time. i think we'll take a look outside. i would say this could be pretty cool to look at. maybe not better than chocolate, but still pretty savory. >> bon appetite. the predawn glow over capitol hill. on this friday morning, its chi is chilly. we're down in the low 50s. in arlington, fairfax, prince george's, and montgomery counties. much of virginia and maryland down in the mid-50s, except right near the waters. farther west out in the mountains, many locations down in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. by the way, there is peak color in western maryland and much of west virginia. hometown forecast for fairfax, by 8:30, upper 50s. with bright sun and a blue sky. by noontime and early afternoon, lots of sun and climbing into the 70s. then by midafternoon we will have our temperatures into the low 80s understand a clear sky, maybe just a few c
involved. nbc's monty francis reports from the san francisco bay area. >> reporter: the principal of piedmont high school said what's known to students as the fantasy slut league has been in existence for five to six years and it was discovered during a recent freshman assembly on date uranium prevention. >> no girl that i know from the high school wants to be called a slut or be part of that. >> reporter: school officials say varsity athletes set up the league and according to the letter from the principal, quote, our female stoonlts unbeknownst to most of them are draft as part of the league. male students earn points for documented engagement in sexual activities with female students. this parent finds the idea galling. >> it is really upsetting to find out this is going on at the high school. i trust my daughter but i would be really, really upset to know that it were anything that she was unknowingly part of. >> reporter: her daughter is a junior at the high school who tells us, she has known about the fantasy slut since the freshman year. >> the concept is horrible and i fee
has successfully placed the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. most posters have not gone up yet. we have not gotten a time line as to when they will go up yet. live at the u street metro station, tony tall, tal, news 4. >>> meteorologist veronica johnson is in for tom kierein and joins us. >> still a little chilly. well, it's going to stay chilly today, guys. i'm sure you've noticed all the clouds we've got across the area. a few sprirnkles and light showers. it's going to be chilly. on top of that, it's going to be wet later today. we started out this morning in the 30s and 40s. it was our coldest start in more than five months. a look at the readings now. at 50 degrees. we're at 46. that was one of the spots that started out in the 30s. rockville and bethesda now at 46. it's 46 also around manassas. right now, we've got clouds across the area. that's some of the rain that's trying to fall. it's going to take a little while to saturate the air and get rid of all the dry conditions and see some of the moisture start to fall around here. i don't think
in san francisco. the warmth still up seasonably mild here in kansas city. 80 degrees. we're talking 20 degrees warmer than you should be this time of the year. and mid 80s in dallas. upper 70s in atlanta. that will change, though. wednesday, this cold front means business, snow breaking out towards the northwestern areas of the plains. scattered showers here in the northeast, but a warm front means your temperatures won't get that cold each with the rain coming on through. take a look. temperatures still in the mid 60s in new york city. 81 in d.c. on wednesday. 82 in kansas city. behind this front, though, oh, yeah, 42 in billings. 62 in minneapolis. that will get a lot colder. here we go, moving on towards thursday. cold front sweeps through. rain showers coming through. minneapolis, only 43 for a high as you head towards thursday. the northeast enjoying a nice thursday and a few skaerted showers in florida. on friday, watching thunderstorm sandy. a big-time temperature drop behind this system and snow for the arrowhead of minnesota. over the weekend, more rain showers in the ohio val
the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. we reached out to a metro spokesperson. he declined to comment at this time saying the posters were already causing enough controversy. news4. >>> the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the centers for disease control said there are 105 reported cases in nine states, eight deaths have been blamed on the outbreak, two happened in maryland and virginia. health officials have tied the fungal meningitis outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. those shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. >> cautiously optimistic that many of the efforts to reach patients and clinicians with information about this outbreak are succeeding. >> the pharmacy has recalled all of its products as a precaution. the government last week urged doctors not to use any of those products on patients. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky and no one will speak on his behalf, that's according to sandusky's attorneys. he has several letters written on his behal
. >>> got him looking! and the giants have won it all. >> major league baseball has new giants. the san francisco giants are the world champs. they completed a sweep of the detroit tigers last night with a 4-3 win in extra innings. >> two world series in three years, not bad. >>> it is now 6:29. coming up, high tide kds be a problem along the coast this morning as hurricane sandy starts her trip to the west. we'll have live coverage from rehoboth beach. >>> this morning hurricane sandy has the potential to endanger up to 50 million people for days. that storm already shutting down beach communities, government, and major transit systems all along the east coast. good morning, everyone. welcome back to "news 4 today." i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. hurricane sandy is heading our way. ahead of the storm, pepco says about 700 additional workers from across the country are in our area right now to help the utility company restore any outages. metro shut down all rail and bus service today. all public school systems in d.c. and virginia are closed this morning. the federal governm
struggled in his debut, scoring just 8 points. >>> today it's time to celebrate in san francisco. the city will host a parade for the world champion giants. they won sunday night to complete a sweep of the detroit tigers. it's their second world series title in three years. congrats. >>> next just how high the water rose to make some streets impassable right now in prince george's county. >>> and disaster aid. the dollar amount going to states to clean up damage left behind from hurricane sandy. >>> back to work and back to school. we have you covered. good morning. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> we expect to learn more today about what it will take to pick up the pieces left behind from hurricane sandy. president obama will tour the damage left behind in new jersey. the storm is to blame for at least 50 deaths, including one in anne arundel county and one in montgomery county. sandy is shaping up to be one of the costliest natural disasters in u.s. history. it's estimated to cost between $20 billion and $50 billion in damage. >> the storm won't cost you another day of work,
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